The schedule for the Women’s Big Bash League’s (WBBL) 4th season was recently released on the 16th of July, 2018, with the event set to build upon the prior success of WBBL|03, as well as introducing a fresh take on the league with the hope of increasing its popularity with broadcasts for watch live sport in Gymea and across the AU, before a stand-alone fixture in 2019.
The fourth regular season of the WBBL will have 56 matches, as well as 3 additional games; 2 Semi-Finals as well as the Finals. The season will feature the most family friendly timeslots and weekend games in the league’s history, with all regular season matches still free of charge for the attending fans.
For those looking to watch live sport in Gymea or anywhere else in the AU, FOX SPORTS and Seven will be broadcasting 23 of the WBBL matches live, nearly double than that in the past season, meaning that the WBBL fans will be able to enjoy more coverage than ever. ABC Radio will also be extensively covering the season’s events live the whole time, for the whole country.
If fans aren’t able to watch TV, Cricket Australia will also be live streaming the matches for the WBBL on cricket.com.au and their CA Live App.
The WBBL|04 will be featuring three festival weekends to cap itself off before the more traditional setup come the summer school holidays. The festival weekends, takes its cues from the popularity of the WBBL opening weekends of prior seasons, and is a good way to get introduced into the event.
The season will start with an opening weekend on the first week of December, held at the CitiPower Centre at Junction Oval, which was recently refurbished. The opening weekend will have 4 matches, with all 8 WBBL clubs from across the EU competing. All four of these matches will be broadcasted live on FOX SPORTS, Seven and ABC Radio.
A week after that weekend festival, they’ll be a second festival weekend, with eight additional matches, with two other festival weekends, before the school holidays bring the WBBL to full bear. Once the school holidays kick in, WBBL|04 will have 40 matches across 40 days, all covered by FOX SPORT, Seven and ABC Radio.